The Hamptons Index for Thanksgiving


Sold price of Grey Gardens estate (reportedly): $14,000,000

Price paid for Grey Gardens, 1979: $220,000

The 1979 price adjusted for inflation: $747,936

Number of dead cats found in Grey Gardens, 1979: 52

When wild turkeys disappeared from Long Island: late 19th century

Number of wild turkeys released into the wild in 1992 and 1993: 49

Estimated number of wild turkeys today: more than 3000

Year the sagabon, a local tuber, received its Latin name, Apios americana: 1787

Year “Sag Harbor” first appears as a name: 1730

Year the oldest house in Sag Harbor was built: 1693

Size of Cranberry Bog County Park, what remains of an old cranberry-growing operation: 165 acres

Number of cranberry bogs, Napeague: at least 5

Asking price of 421 Cranberry Hole Road, Amagansett: $6.5 million